posted on Jan, 27 2005 @ 11:09 PM
The rich would indeed care what happens to America because they live here do you really think their safe in their big mansions in a third world
hell hole. All the money in the world wont save you when a mob of armed citzens comes a calling. Just ask Marie Antoinette how much good her money and
power did when the masses got pissed.
I do not think the situation is the same. We are entering a period where oligarchy has taken on a new and unprecedented sophistication. The
situation with the French revolution was different. There was no technological sophistication available to the wealthy and the artistocrats. Once
the armies turned, they had nobody to save them.
Today we have the rich protected by the police and the courts. If they choose to tank America and make money on the way down, there is nothing to
stop them. People will not be able to revolt as with the French because the mansions will be empty. The super rich and their offspring will be
tanning their fat-asses on a beach in San Tropez.
I would say that with the advent of tazers, pepper-spray paintballs and sound weapons, the idea of a popular revolt becomes less and less plausible in
As for the Neo-Cons, they are no different than any other radicalized political group in that without financing, they are nothing. It is the bankers
who lend money for guns and ammo who are the enemy. War is the enemy of all mankind. Unfortunately, an economic crash would allow America to further
militarize and thereby stabilize its post-crash economy through open and bald-faced war production combined with rationing and price controls.
If Dick Cheney thought peace could make him rich, don't you think he'd do that? His bread is buttered with depleted uranium, plain and simple.